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flint, michigan, you have killed people. having seen first hand the effects of these corporate decisions, the outcry listen, drug abuse, the war suicides, all the social problems that go along with this act of violence, but we do not call it violence and no one has ever been arrested for it, i think it is a real shame. frankly, as an american, this is not how i want to be remembered. >> michael moore, the oscar- winning filmmaker who won the academy award for "bowling for columbine" after the massacre, speaking just hours after the massacre in connecticut. special thanks to filmmaker lorna tucker who is currently working on a documentary with the working title of "leonard peltier: an american prisoner." since friday's massacre in newtown, connecticut, that left 27 dead -- 20 children and six woman who tried to protect them" the national rifle association has been silent the powerful lobbying organization has refused to give interviews on monday, more than 150 gun control advocates marched on the nra's capital hill headquarters. among the more people directly impacted by gun violence. >>
. president obama is facing calls from corporate groups to use emergency powers to rippon the strike. michigan governor rick snyder has signed into law a measure allowing michigan areas to declare bankruptcy or fall under the control of an unelected emergency manager enabled to fire public officials and nullify union contracts. state republicans approved it this month after voters repealed a similar initiative on election day. despite reimposing a measure that was rejected by popular vote, governor snyder said -- was among a number of controversial bills recently advanced by state republicans in michigan before their majority declines with a new legislative session next month. the chicago teachers union has filed a lawsuit accusing a city of discriminating against african-american teachers and staff through its effort to reform or shut down local schools. the federal suit says more than half of the tenured teachers who lost their jobs in the most recent wave of school closings were african-american, despite african-americans comprising just 30% of tenured teachers overall and 35% in the underp
-- pearls from w oolworths' on michigan avenue. we were always that way, even the cheap. i remember mrs. paul who was in the art department who said that we were like diamonds in the rough and they were there to polishes up. it was the adults and people like been a horn and or 3- average -- lena horne and dorthy dandridge. tavis: it is a dramatic shift between all of our stars and artists used to come on stage and the way so many artists come onstage today. it is like the audience -- they had a respect for the audience and they gave them the best in terms of how they look and sound. some change clothes 12 times but cannot salic. -- sing. fashion show.for >> a harmony was the thing. the more that you could harmonize, that was it. mrs. powell at motown, they showed us how. they give us all of their knowledge. we knew how to perform, we knew how to dress, and the singing was very important. we were into the singing, not to watch the money. there was hardly any money for that old. tavis: speaking of money. berry gordy turned down and the first record produced zero hits. >> we had about seve
are independent. where did you go to college? >> i went to michigan state university for journalism. georgetown university for theological studies. >> did you get a degree from georgetown. >> master's degree in liberal studies. >> in liberal studies. that includes, what, theology? >> theology, philosophy, yeah. >> do they teach you shakespeare? >> i managed to stay away from shakespeare at the master's level. >> you'd be comfortable there now because i understand even for literature majors shakespeare is not a mandatory subject, do you believe that? what has happened to these? >> reporter, covered politics, weekly pbs series john ander nathalie. "u.s. news and world report," religion editor. your book to your credit. >> my first book. >> and still working at "u.s. news & world report." >> i still am. >> if i mention the name funk to you, who is he, robert funk? >> he's a bible scholar, new testament scholar who is founder and leader of a group called jesus seminar. a group of scholars for the last 15 years have been exploring the historical jesus. >> yeah, does he have very much standing in the
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